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Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant

Presents theories of infant motor development and discusses the unique challenges involved in the assessment of the motor skills of developing infants as compared to that of adults. Provides step-by-step instruction for using the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS)--a new scale that measures infant motor development. Features a review of the major theories of motor development, line drawings and photographs of each movement skill, and a percentile graph enabling the user to plot and infant's score and derive a visual estimate of his/her percentile ranking.

Hardbound, 222 Pages

Published: February 1994

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-4307-6

Contents

  • Theories of Motor Development. Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant. Alberta Infant Motor Scale: Construction of a Motor Assessment Tool for the Developing Infant. Administration Guidelines. Prone Subscale. Supine Subscale. Sit Subscale. Stand Subscale. Clinical Uses of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale. Psychometric Properties of the Aims. Norm-Referencing of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale.

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